Edward R. Blew Obituary

Edward R.  Blew
Edward R. Blew

August 3, 1931 - July 17, 2020
Born in Somerville, New Jersey
Resided in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania



Edward R. Blew

88, died July 17, 2020.

Edward was born in Somerville and was a lifelong resident before moving to Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania in 1996. He was employed as a truck driver for Dameo Trucking, Asbestos Transportation, Concrete Truck Service, Doug Brady Construction, and then J&J Trucking for a total of 45 years, retiring in 2017. Edward also owned a gas station in Hillsborough for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War serving as staff sergeant 1st class and earned three bronze stars. Edward was a member of the American Legion Post 12 in Somerville and the Thomas J. Kavanaugh VFW Post 2290 in Manville. In his spare time, he enjoyed boating and watching stock car and Nascar racing. Edward will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife Jonaleen A. Blew who passed away in 2002, son Edward C. Blew in 2010, and grandson Edward G. Blew in 2019.

Surviving are his son Al Blew and wife Justine, daughter Cynthia Ledis and husband Michael, brother Ben Blew and his wife Karen, six grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11am Friday at Franklin Memorial Park in North Brunswick with full military honors. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, Somerville.

Donations can be made to American Legion Post 12, 232 Union Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876, Thomas J. Kavanaugh VFW Post 2290, 600 Washington Ave, Manville, NJ 08835, or St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center North Branch, 3201 US-22, Somerville, NJ 08876. To send condolences to the family, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com




Franklin Memorial Park
Rt 27 & Cozzens Lane
North Brunswick, NJ US 08902
Friday, July 24, 2020
11:00 AM


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